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After it has been uprighted, sponsons will be welded to the starboard side that has been underwater for a year.
We were the power guys up front—I was on the port side, Jeff was starboard.
Then it shut down all the thrusters on the starboard side, leaving the 24-foot Deepsea Challenger spinning in a circle.
The helmsman, who did not speak English or Italian fluently, responded, “Hard to starboard?”
Now, toward which of the three are we bound, and will our good ship run to larboard or to starboard?
He ran and jumped into the sea, just forward of the starboard lower-studdingsail-boom.
For the next three hours the starboard watch were engaged in their duties.
The American rushed to the wheel, jerked it to the starboard.
The torpederas were to attack the warship, one on the port, the other on the starboard side.
Old English steorbord, literally "side on which a vessel was steered," from steor- "rudder, steering paddle" (see steer (v.)) + bord "ship's side" (see board (n.2)). Cf. Old Norse stjornborði, Low German stürbord, German Steuerbord.
Early Germanic peoples' boats were propelled and steered by a paddle on the right side. French tribord (Old French estribord), Italian stribordo are Germanic loan-words.